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Tropical Winter Warmer Recipe

While raising our family, we lived in a chalet on a lake. Winter morning were cold and frosty, so I'd often prepare this warm beverage. It's full of vitamins to give you energy on busy days. —Patricia Slater, Baldwin, Ontario
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 quart apple cider or juice
  • 1 to 1-1/4 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 cinnamon sticks (3 inches)
  • 12 whole cloves
  • 2 cups grapefruit juice
  • 2 cups orange juice

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine cider and brown sugar. Cook and stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Add cinnamon and cloves; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Add grapefruit and orange juices; heat through (do not boil). Discard cinnamon and cloves before serving. Yield: 2 quarts.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 214 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 24 mg sodium, 54 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.